Why the RIAA Fails at Life, The Universe, and (especially) the Internet

As Chris just reported, the Nine Inch Nails album released independently via download has garnered $750,000 so far. A similarly released Radiohead album made about $10 million recently. The recording industry is unsure what to do, but thus far has mostly seemed to ignore these successes and continued to focus on music piracy, which they […]

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iTunes Now Second Music Retailer in U.S.

Last Tuesday, Apple announced both the release of their new notebook computer as well as the results of their newest market research revealing that Apple has surpassed Best Buy to become the nation’s second largest music retailer. iTunes has over 50 million customers who have purchased over four billion songs. Wal-Mart remains the nation’s largest […]

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